Health and Food Safety

University Fellowship Awarded to Nutritional Sciences Graduate Student

Annually, 24 distinguished graduates from different disciplines at the University of Arizona are chosen for the University Fellows Program—an initiative of the UA Graduate Center—with the purpose of fostering interdisciplinary scholars and collaborative innovation on campus and beyond. This year, Kristy Gilman was named one of two University Fellows attending the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Eat Smart, Spend Less

Enjoy fun and lively activities with other older adults! Talk about easy ways to make smart food choices and exercise more. Learn how you can Eat Smart and Live Strong.

This 4 session class starting Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 from 2:00-3:00pm. Continuing on September 15th, 20th, and 22nd. Located at the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension 840 Rodeo Drive Building C, Prescott, AZ 86305. Contact Rebecca Serratos 928-445-6590 x239.

Reach Your Goals, Step by Step
September 13th, 2016
2:00 - 3:00 PM

Colorful and Classic Favorites

Enjoy fun and lively activities with other older adults! Talk about easy ways to make smart food choices and exercise more. Learn how you can Eat Smart and Live Strong.

This 4 session class starting Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 from 2:00-3:00pm. Continuing on September 15th, 20th, and 22nd. Located at the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension 840 Rodeo Drive Building C, Prescott, AZ 86305. Contact Rebecca Serratos 928-445-6590 x239.

Reach Your Goals, Step by Step
September 13th, 2016
2:00 - 3:00 PM

Challenges and Solutions

Enjoy fun and lively activities with other older adults! Talk about easy ways to make smart food choices and exercise more. Learn how you can Eat Smart and Live Strong.              

This 4 session class starting Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 from 2:00-3:00pm. Continuing on September 15th, 20th, and 22nd. Located at the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension 840 Rodeo Drive Building C, Prescott, AZ 86305. Contact Rebecca Serratos 928-445-6590 x239.

 

Domestic Well Owner's Workshop

FREE Workshop for private well owners.

Do you have a private well? Do you drink your well water? Have you tested your well water quality lately? These are important questions that could impact the health and well-being of you and your family.

Reach Your Goals, Step by Step

Enjoy fun and lively activities with other older adults! Talk about easy ways to make smart food choices and exercise more. Learn how you can Eat Smart and Live Strong.

This 4 session class starting Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 from 2:00-3:00pm. Continuing on September 15th, 20th, and 22nd. Located at the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension 840 Rodeo Drive Building C, Prescott, AZ 86305. Contact Rebecca Serratos 928-445-6590 x239.

Reach Your Goals, Step by Step
September 13th, 2016
2:00 - 3:00 PM

Cooking Matters: No Kid Hungry

SIGN UP TODAY FOR A FREE GROCERY TOUR!

COOKING MATTERS AT THE STORE

A guided grocery store tour teaching skills for buying healthy foods on a budget. 

Want to save money at the store?

Want to buy healthy foods for your family?

Need some tasty and healthy recipes?

If you said yes, come join us for a free guided grocery store tour!

 

During the hour tour, you’ll practice skills like:

UA to Serve Up Fresh Approach to Health

The Mediterranean diet has seen growing global popularity as researchers find that the dietary pattern can help prevent or reduce obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer.

Responsive to that popularity, the University of Arizona Department of Nutritional Sciences is hosting a series of events meant to explore and share current research related to the dietary pattern, which focuses on fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans and nuts, along with lesser amounts of lean fish, meats, dairy, olive oil and red wine.

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